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PIPER PA-34 SENECA

The Piper PA-34 Seneca is a twin-engined light aircraft, produced in the United States by Piper Aircraft. It has been in non-continuous production since 1971. The Seneca is primarily used for personal and business flying.

General characteristics
  • Crew: one
  • Capacity: Five or six passengers
  • Length: 28 ft 7.44 in (8.72 m)
  • Wingspan: 38 ft 10.87 in (11.86 m)
  • Height: 9 ft 10.8 in (3.02 m)
  • Wing area: 208.7 ft2 (19.39 m2)
  • Airfoil: laminar flow NACA 652-415
  • Empty weight: 3212 lb (1457 kg)
  • Loaded weight: 4773 lb (2165 kg)
  • Max. takeoff weight: 4750 lb (2155 kg)
  • Powerplant: 2 × Continental TSIO-360RB and LTSIO-360RB 6-cylinder, air-cooled, horizontally-opposed piston engine, 220 hp (164 kW) each
Performance
  • Never exceed speed: 204 knots (378 km/h, 235 mph)
  • Maximum speed: 108 knots (124 mph, 200 km/h)
  • Cruise speed: 188 knots (348 km/h, 216 mph) econ cruise at 25,000 ft (7,600 m)
  • Stall speed: 61 knots (113 km/h, 70 mph) wheels and flaps down
  • Range: 870 nmi (1611 km, 1000 mi) max fuel, econ cruise at 18,000 ft (5,500 m), no reserves
  • Service ceiling: 25,000 ft (7,620 m)
  • Rate of climb: 1550 ft/min (7.87 m/s)
  • Wing loading 21.2 lb/ft2 (104 kg/m2)
  • Power/mass 0.1 hp/lb (164 W/kg)